The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 13 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 5.17% 3.60% 7.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.75% 10.81% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Application Platforms Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
16 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 27.59% 33.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate £388 £410 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £340 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £513 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) FileNet
1 7 (87.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Document Management
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) QlikView
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) CA Wily

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) FileNet
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) FileNet Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) HP